Area Of Practice

Foreign investments, International finance

The Firm provides comprehensive advice to foreign entities and helps them in understanding the domestic policies and rules in conjunction with Company Laws, Contract Law, Securities Laws, Domestic tax laws and International Tax Treaties in order to determine the most appropriate vehicles for the desired investment, ranging from a liaison office, branch, joint venture, wholly owned subsidiary, holding companies or acquisition of an existing company. Acquisition and transfer of immovable property in India by a person resident outside India is of significance in the context of foreign investment in India and Firm possesses a special and insightful approach and process to undertake purchase/ sale of immovable property by foreign investors; acquisition of immovable property for carrying on a permitted activity; repatriation of sale-proceeds; prior permission for acquisition or transfer of immovable property in India by citizen of certain countries; acquiring immovable property in India by way of gift, inheritance; status of purchase and sale of immovable property under agriculture sector. The Firm also assists foreign companies in negotiating with companies in India, in matters of due diligence and drafting various types of agreements, providing overseas investors, comprehensive advice in connection with the regulatory framework governing their investment into India.